Publishing Books

A Workshop for Authors and Future Authors

October 28, 2016
Zarrow Hall, Room 145

8:30-9:00 Welcome and Introductions – Kyle Harper, Senior Vice President and Provost
9:00-10:00 The Critical Steps – Ronald Schleifer, George Lynn Cross Professor of English [See PPT slides]

  • How to Pick a Press
  • How to Communicate with the Editors
10:00 – 10:30 Q&A
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:45 What I Wished I’ve Known About Publishing – Moderated by Kyle Harper


  • Jennifer Barnes (Burgett ) – Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and College of Journalism
  • Anne Hyde – Professor, Department of History
  • Andrew Porwancher, Assistant Professor, Department of Classics and Letters
  • Byron Price – Director, University of Oklahoma Press
  • Ron Schleifer – GLC Research Professor, Department of English
12:00-12:45 Lunch with the Speakers and Panelists – Informal discussions on the topic